18. - 19. January 2025 | Fair for optometrists

The INTERLOOK in Dortmund is a trade fair in the field of ophthalmic optics, held annually by Messe Dortmund GmbH. This fair has established itself as a central meeting point for professionals and retailers in the optics industry and offers a platform for professional exchange at eye level. Particularly noteworthy is the facelift the fair received in 2021, which has positioned it as a modern and innovative industry meeting place..

One of the main goals of INTERLOOK is to provide visitors with a compact overview of the latest trends, ideas, and innovations in ophthalmic optics. This includes the presentation of the latest eyewear collections, accessories, and the introduction of product innovations and fashion trends. The fair enables professional visitors to quickly and efficiently inform themselves about current developments and make decisions.

Another focus of INTERLOOK is on presenting optical diagnostic equipment and topics related to customer retention and retail marketing. The fair also provides a stage for industry experts to share their knowledge in informative presentations.

The exhibition areas of INTERLOOK cover various sections such as frames, lenses, contact lenses, shop construction, furnishing, equipment, machinery manufacturing, hearing acoustics, IT, refraction, diagnostics, medical equipment and devices, services, accessories, and much more. A special highlight is the "New Products & Top Models" special show, where current and trendy products are showcased.

Messe Dortmund, as the venue, offers an ideal platform for this trade fair with its modern infrastructure and central location in the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia. It allows exhibitors and visitors from both Germany and abroad to network efficiently and comfortably.

In addition to exhibitions and presentations, INTERLOOK also offers programs for training and further education, attracting a wide range of participants, from industry experts to newcomers. With this variety of topics and offerings, INTERLOOK underscores its role as an important impulse generator and innovation platform in the ophthalmic optics industry.

The INTERLOOK will take place on 2 days from Saturday, 18. January to Sunday, 19. January 2025 in Dortmund.

In 274 days
18.01.2025 - 19.01.2025*
Saturday - Sunday, 2 days
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professional visitors only
Free admission


Local time:
03:04 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Dortmund GmbH
Strobelallee 45
44139 Dortmund, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)231 12040
Fax: +49 (0)231 1204724
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Past editions:
  • 20. - 21. January 2024
  • 11. - 12. February 2023
  • 03. - 04. September 2022

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: binoculars, care, cases, centering systems, chains for glasses, contact lenses, corrective appliances, designer eyeglasses, driver's license vision test equipment, eyeglass lenses, eyeglass necklaces, frames for glasses, glass systems consulting, measuring glasses, microscopes, ophthalmometers, ophthalmoscopes, perimeter, phoropter, refraction glasses, refractometer, regulation billing, retinoscopes, safety glasses, slit lamps, sports goggles, sun protection lenses, sunglass lenses, sunglasses, tonometer, tripod, ultrasonic cleaner, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the INTERLOOK taking place?
The INTERLOOK fair takes place in Dortmund, at the Messe Dortmund.

When is the INTERLOOK taking place?
Visit the INTERLOOK from 18. - 19. January 2025.

How often does the INTERLOOK take place?
The INTERLOOK takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the INTERLOOK?
The INTERLOOK is an exhibition for Optics, Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Optics and .